Tuesday, 13 April 2021

Top news

Cyclist dies after crash

Cyclist dies after crash

A CYCLIST has died following an accident in Henley on Sunday. The man, who was in his fifties, was riding from the town towards Marlow ...

 

Charity can convert old hospice into flats

Charity can convert old hospice into flats

PLANS to turn the former Sue Ryder hospice at Nettlebed into flats have been approved more than six years after they were drawn up. ...

 

Former PM fails to stop block of retirement flats

Former PM fails to stop block of retirement flats

A RETIREMENT village providing 57 “luxury” flats is to be built in Sonning despite opposition from Theresa May. The former prime ...

 

Repair for bollards damaged in crash

Repair for bollards damaged in crash

TWO bollards by the Thames in Henley will be repaired after a pick-up truck driver damaged them. Darren Baker’s Ford Ranger struck a ...

 

Lorry ban rolling nearer to fruition

Lorry ban rolling nearer to fruition

PLANS to ban heavy goods vehicles from passing through Henley are another step closer to reality. Oxfordshire County Council, the ...

 

Top sports

Five-day royal regatta will take place in Henley

BREAKING: Five-day royal regatta confirmed to be taking place IN Henley

HENLEY Royal Regatta will be staged on the river at Henley from Wednesday August 11 to Sunday August 15, it has been confirmed this ...

 

Cycling former pastor presented with new road bike

Cycling former pastor presented with new road bike

A FORMER pastor in Henley was given a new road bike as a surprise. Roger Cole retired from Henley Baptist Church at the d:two centre ...

 

Motivation and medication

Motivation and medication

FIRST there were the Mermaids and now there are the Rats. Four men are to attempt to swim the Bristol Channel in relay for charity ...

 

Rower ‘not surprised’ by family travel ban to Tokyo Olympics

Rower ‘not surprised’ by family travel ban to Tokyo Olympics

ROWER Vicky Thornley says she is disappointed but not surprised her parents won’t be able to join her at this year’s Olympics in Tokyo....

 

New husband planning to run 100km over weekend

New husband planning to run 100km over weekend

A MAN from Sonning Common is to take part in an ultra-marathon to raise money for a children’s charity. Will Bevis, 33, of Kennylands ...

 

Top entertainments

Dinner theatre receives £448,000

Dinner theatre receives £448,000

THE Mill at Sonning has been awarded a “lifesaving” grant of £448,580. The theatre, which is due to re-open on May 17, received the ...

 

Birthday tribute to composer

Birthday tribute to composer

THE chance to wish Mozart a belated happy birthday is on offer from Norden Farm in Maidenhead tonight (Friday). Each year the arts ...

 

Artists invited to take part in sculpture show at Greys Court

Artists invited to take part in sculpture show at Greys Court

THE organisers of this summer’s sculpture show at Greys Court are inviting local artists to get involved. Entries for the show, which ...

 

Theatre team will reach out to audiences over summer

Theatre team will reach out to audiences over summer

THE team running the Kenton Theatre are planning a series of outdoor events this summer as they seek to reconnect with Henley ...

 

Pianist can’t wait to restart conversation with audience

Pianist can’t wait to restart conversation with audience

THE young pianist playing the first of this year’s series of Concerts in Caversham says he is looking forward to once again being able ...

 

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